The Selfridges store in London’s Oxford Street has long been known for showcasing the latest innovations.
The automation of work, including the use of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), is expected to rapidly increase. In fact, recent research by think tank ‘Centre for Cities’ found that one in five jobs in Britain will fall victim to automation by 2030.
Robotic gear manufacturer Harmonic Drive UK has shared a whitepaper exploring the UK robotics industry and outlining some of the challenges facing it. The whitepaper is available to download for freefrom the Harmonic Drive UK website and explores topics such as robot safety,
Business owners are always trying to increase productivity in the workplace. They can introduce exercise breaks, have standing meetings and organise team-building days. However, in the manufacturing sector, these initiatives are unlikely to have an impact.
Robots may work in teams, but their personalities can be like chalk and cheese, says Internet of Things (IoT) writer and observer, Nick Booth. Take the Scandinavian robotic cops that are cleaning up the killers on Norway’s fish farms.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is dividing the world. Heralding the fourth industrial revolution, is AI a force for good, as predicted by PwC boosting the UK economy by 10% over the coming decade, or is it the beginning of the end for a raft of manual and knowledge workers?
Consumer-grade robots have much potential beyond trivial tasks in users’ home. A recent study from the User Experience Strategies (UXS) service at Strategy Analytics “UXS Technology Planning Report: Robotics”, investigating the needs, behaviors and expectations of consumers regarding consumer-grade robots,
Artificial intelligence (AI) is defined by one dictionary* as an area of computer science that deals with giving machines the ability to seem like they have human intelligence. AI has been portrayed in films, books and TV as a threat to human control of the planet. And it matters, says Jeremy Cowan, because AI has moved from science fiction to fact – the technology is being deployed now in [...]
Huawei announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Festo to jointly explore the 5G network application of manufacturing and to promote the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry with 5G Slicing Technology.
China has rapidly become a global leader in automation. From 2018 to 2020, a sales increase between 15 and 20% on average per year is possible for industrial robots. Annual sales volume has currently reached the highest level ever recorded for a single country:
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